Ward profiles 2021

Ward profiles 2021

There are 30 wards in Bradford District and a total population of 539,800

City ward has the highest population (25,750 people) and Wharfedale ward has the lowest population (11,840 people).

Little Horton ward has the highest percentage of children and young people (32.7%).

Worth Valley ward has the lowest percentage of children and young people (16.6%) 

City ward has the highest percentage of the working age population (72.2%) - this is due to the high numbers of young people who attend Bradford College and University and the lowest percentages of older people aged 65-84 (4.9%) and very old people aged 85+ (0.7%).

Craven ward has the highest percentage of people aged 64-84 (23.1%).

Ilkley ward has the lowest percentage of the working age population (54%) and the highest percentage of very old people (6.1%).

Bradford has 14 wards which are within the 10% most deprived wards in England (IMD 2019): Bowling & Barkerend, Bradford Moor, City, Clayton & Fairweather Green, Eccleshill, Great Horton, Keighley Central, Keighley West, Little Horton, Manningham, Royds, Tong and Wibsey.

Wharfedale ward is within the 10% least deprived wards in England.